New York City is a fabulous destination for people that like to shop and visit museums, as well as for those that enjoy the sights and sounds of Broadway. What you might not associate NYC and other areas in the Northeast with is sporting events. But it turns out that this area is an excellent place for people that appreciate sports – especially New York City.

What’s Your Pleasure?

New York City and the Northeast section of the United States offer everything from the expected to the unexpected in sports. The wide variety makes it possible to enjoy sports everyday of the week. Night and day, there’s always some type of sporting event to attend.

Whether you prefer basketball, football or hockey, you can have it; in fact, you can enjoy those sports and more. Sporting events options can include a Rutgers football in New Jersey, a Jets/Giants game or baseball playoffs.

The city also offers boxing and extreme sports, as well as horse racing and gymnastics events. Plus, you can choose to attend a rodeo, watch a tennis match or a wrestling show. So choose your sport and enjoy!

The Venues

Madison Square Garden, also known as ‘The Garden’, is an indoor arena in Manhattan. Madison Square Garden is a sporting facility as well as a music arena. It is one of the oldest and most expensive American stadium venues ever built. The Garden is often referred to as ‘The World’s Most Famous Arena’. Other top venues in the area include Barclays Center, Belmont Park Racetrack, the Arthur Ashe Stadium, the Red Bull Arena and Rutger’s Stadium.

Rutgers Stadium is home of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team. This smallish stadium has a reputation for being extremely enthusiastic, loud and wild. It’s a must see place. If you are near the area you should consider purchasing Rutgers Scarlet Knights football tickets. Rutgers is conveniently located and well-situated, which makes it an ideal stop for persons visiting Philadelphia, the Jersey Shore, and New York City.

Making Plans

You can plan which sporting events you will attend according to the type of event you prefer as well as the venue. After all, if you are on a vacation it is wise to see all the sites you can. With that in mind you might want to visit Madison Square Garden. The arena is very close to Korea town, Macy’s at Herald Square, and the Empire State Building. This means you can enjoy sightseeing and as well as a sports event.

Another great option is including a visit to Rutgers Stadium. The campus includes Rutgers Gardens, which is 50 acres of gorgeous trees, shrubs, flowers, and a bamboo forest. The Institute of Jazz Studies houses over 100,000 recorded works of jazz and the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum is home to a stunning compilation of dissident art. Combining activities is a great way to make the most of your vacation time.